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After the Blizzard

Skiing on Waban Avenue this morning:

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The Season Before Mud Season

There’s a reason the song is called April in Paris.  Not April in Maine.  I’ve been sitting by crackling fires for hours, burning firewood with abandon because I won’t need to refill it until the fall.  I finished reading The … Continue reading

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Two Days’ Difference

April 1                             April 3

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The Way Winter Should Be

I drove north from Boston yesterday afternoon in driving 40 degree rain.  A few miles beyond the Maine Turnpike tolls the rain turned to sleet. Two hundred yards ahead–not close enough to threaten collision, close enough to make my heart … Continue reading

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Waiting

5:30 am.  Nothing historic yet.  Not even a flake.

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“Storm of Historic Proportions”

I don’t pay much attention to weather forecasts.  Whatever the prediction the weather is what it is.   But sometimes a forecast jumps up and shouts in one’s face.  Like tonight, when I heard that a “monster storm’ with a … Continue reading

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Trust Me, I’ve Driven in Snow Like This My Whole Life

On my office wall is a cartoon showing a handbag-clutching middle-aged woman looking at headstones in the Men-Only Cemetery, with epitaphs such as “Don’t Worry, I’ve Done This a Million Times,” “Yes, I Know What I’m Doing,” and “What’s the … Continue reading

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